Category: Desktop Applications

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Custom Fill Colors in OpenOffice.org

  OpenOffice.org and the LibreOffice branch both suffer from an apparent restriction – the color palette appears to be severely limited. By default, you’re given a small palette of ~106 colors for everything from highlighting and borders to fill and font coloring. Luckily, adding a custom color is no big...

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Alternating Row (or Column) Colors in Calc for OpenOffice.org or LibreOffice

Sometimes it improves the legibility of spreadsheets to have alternating row or column colors. Doing this manually (holding ctrl + left-clicking, then changing the background fill color of the selected cells) can be tedious and cumbersome. So, while the manual method suffices for short spans of cells, something more automated is preferred for...